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Nicholas G. DiPaolo

October 21, 1935 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 84)

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DANVERS - Mr. Nicholas G. DiPaolo, 84, of Danvers, beloved husband of Joan E. (Cudmore) DiPaolo, passed away peacefully of Alzheimer’s on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Hathorne Hill Healthcare in Danvers surrounded by his loving family. 

Born in Beverly as the son of the late Rocco and Matilda (Smigliani) DiPaolo. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School Class of 1953. 

An honorably discharged veteran, Nicholas proudly served his country as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. 

Mr. DiPaolo spent the majority of his career at Beverly Pattern where he worked for 39 years as the Office Controller. Nicholas was well respected and was well known for his impeccable work ethic and his kind and witty nature.

A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Nicholas loved his family first and foremost. He was a devoted husband and a hands-on dad. He was very proud of his children and their many accomplishments and was never happier than when the next generation came along. He was a loving grandfather who spent many joyful hours doting on his grandchildren. He loved to take care of his family, his home and garden. Nicholas was funny, an all-around good guy and steadfast in his love for his family. He will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by his family and many friends. 

Surviving Nicholas in addition to his wife Joan with whom he shared 62 years of marriage are his daughters, Darlene Bevan and her husband David of Danvers, Donna White and her husband Richard of Topsfield and Gina Jones and her husband Timothy of Andover, his sons, Nicholas R. DiPaolo and his wife Andrea of Savannah, GA. and Gregg DiPaolo and his wife Paula of Dublin, OH and his 13 grandchildren, Nicole, Brittany, Brooke, Alexandra, Heather, Nicholas, Dylan, Jenna, Anthony, Brennan, Shannon, Ryan and Melissa, his 6 great-grandchildren, Kayleigh, Addison, Ava, Mason, Alyssa and Nicholas, his sister Esta Woods of Danvers and several nieces and nephews. Nicholas held a special place in his heart for his niece Karen Modini of Danvers whom he worked with for many years and his late nephew Alfred J. DiPaolo. He was also the brother of the late Alfred DiPaolo.  

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours in the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St. (Rte. 62) Danvers, on Monday July 6th from 4 to 7 P.M. All other services are private. All attendees are required to wear face coverings, and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Nicholas’ memory to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite 102B, Danvers, MA 01923. Sharing written remembrances and condolences, during this time will be essential in helping Nicholas’ family reminisce, celebrate and heal. We encourage you to share your memories by visiting his eternal tribute at

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July 6, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home
167 Maple Street
Danvers, MA 01923

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